Monday, 26 November 2012

Miss Santa

Miss Santa
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 26th November 2012.
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Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name.
I am using Alex brush.
Tube of  choice.
I am using  Miss Santa by Arthur Crowe
Although mine is from MPT (now closed) you can purchase
Arthurs work here
Tube is not to be used without the correct licence
Christmas Cluster frame #3 from here
MondayMask2 by Vix available here
Plugin needed but not essential. dot and cross ( Garbage collection )

This tutorial was written in PSP 9.
Open all supplies in paintshop except the font.
Double click on your font and minimize.
Install your plugins.
Open a new image, 600 w x 600 h at 72 dpi.

1. Flood fill your working image with a colour of choice
I am using #23a323
Effects/ Plugins/ Dots and Cross
72 - 10 - 2
Layers/ new mask layer/ from image.
Scroll to the name of your mask and click ok.
Layers/ merge/ merge group.

2. Copy your cluster frame.
Paste as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to 450 pixels wide.
All layers un tabbed.

3. Copy close up of your tube.
Paste as a new layer.
Image/ Mirror.
Image/ re-size to 450 pixels wide.
All layers un tabbed.
Add a drop shadow of choice.
I am using H3, V3, O80, B9, colour #000000
Layers/ Arrange/ Move down.
Erase any part outside of the frame.
Lower layer opacity to 60%

4. Copy your main tube.
Paste as a new layer.
Add a drop shadow.
Layers/ Arrange/ Move up.
Position to your liking on the left hand side.

5. Layers/ Merge/ Merge Visible.
Add all copyright info, name and save as
a transparent png file.

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